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FOX News
Sep 21, 2011 11:00am EDT
night, and let's take a look at some of the video we've got here on the ipad, this is monroe, michigan, the bomb exploding last night, leaving a man and two children inside the vehicle, in serious condition. now, monroe is about 20 miles outside of toledo, ohio, and you can see the blackened shell of what's left of that car after the explosion that went off on a street that was lined with trees. thankfully, not near any homes or businesses. police say their investigation right now in the very early stages, you can see the federal agents there as part of this right now, the atf is taking the lead on this. and as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. right now, though, they are saying a car bomb, going off in monroe, michigan. as we get more we'll pass it on to you. jon: a man and two children hurt, is that right? >> a man and two children, they are in serious condition. jon: you can imagine, when you see what's left of that car. rick, thanks. jenna: new video is just crossing our international desk in the newsroom. this reportedly the scene in the holmes province in syria this
FOX News
Sep 6, 2011 9:00pm EDT
michigan the event headlined by president obama. moments before he took to the table teamster's president jimmy hoffa had this to say about the tea party. >> we have to keep an eye on the balance we face the war on workers. you see it is everywhere, it is the tea party. there's only one way to beat and win that war. the one thing about working people is, we like a good fight. they got a war, they got a war with us and there is only going to be one winner, it is going to be the workers of michigan and america. we are going to win that war. president obama, this is your army. we are ready to march. everybody here has a vote. if we go back and keep the eye on the prize, let's take these [ bleep ] out and give america back to america where we belong. thank you very much! >> sean: almost immediately following that classless declaration of war was the president's turn address the crowd. rather than condemn the hateful rhetoric spewed by hoffa the president praised him by name, even saying he's proud of him. now we've been one day removed from the speech white house aides continue to coward lay
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of the two top front-runners left florida to be in michigan where there is a g.o.p. gathering for the remainder of this weekend. perry arrived there a short while ago. mr. romney got there last night after having spent the day in indiana. so it's a particularly important straw poll, too. there is only two that matter in the aggregate for presidential politics. one in iowa, we saw that. michele bachmann won it but hasn't been able to capitalize on the victory. the florida straw poll, this one is the fifth presidential cycle where this convention is taking place. has been indicator in the past, the people that won the straw polls went on to be president. ronald reagan, george h. bush were all winners. they won the straw poll and ended up in the white house. a lot is riding on this and the perry campaign is looking for a big win. you're right about that. romney is not organizing. jon huntsman is ignoring it. the candidates that took part in the fox news debate will be on the ballot with the exception of gary johnson, the new mexico governor who simply didn't participate. >> uma:
FOX News
Sep 26, 2011 3:00pm EDT
in or land coe. the former massachusetts government mitt romney defeated the competition in a michigan state of the union troll but the governor romney was been in michigan. and now, shannon is live in washington. you were in florida talking with the straw poll voters. what drove them to herman cain. >>reporter: a combination. a lot of folks told us they were disappointed in rick perry's debate performance but others responded to the barn burner speech that herman cain gave after the debate. he says people like his ideas. >> the establishment and all of these other people they will have to get out of denial and recognize that my message is what is resonating with the people who are beginning to actually cast a vote. >> the other candidates that spent quite a bit of money in florida, herman cain rented a bus and drove around and talked to people. >>trace: the frontrunner, how are they going after each other today? >>reporter: a new video and rick perry is pointing out the differences that romney has between his hard back book, no apology, and the paperback version which deletes a controversia
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 4:00pm EDT
florida earlier, romney and per ri are in michigan on mackinaw island but before rick perry departed the sunshine state he spoke to a prayer breakfast of republican activists and made it clear thesis there has to be a kind of candidate not necessarily skilled in debating but firm in his conviction, casting himself as such one. listen to this. >> americans are looking for in a candidate, they are looking for an authentic principled leader. [ applause ] >> think about it. you have seen what happens when our country chooses leaders who emphasize words over deeds. >> . >> reporer: as i said earlier, a number of candidates had an opportunity to speak today. each of them making their pitch why they belong in the oval office but also making a pitch for whether they want their name bhecked off in this ballot. here is a little bit of the speech earlier today. >> when you cast your ballot at this straw poll, send washington on mechblg. they are ready for a problem solver, not another politician. they are ready for solutions. they ready for solutions. that is what the united states of america,
FOX News
Sep 26, 2011 5:00pm EDT
in michigan. brit hume examines the republican field. grapevine, you'll never guess who some republicans would like to see run for president. "special report" starts at 6:00 eastern. now back to new york and my colleagues, at "the five." ♪ ♪ >> dana: welcome back to "the five." 2012 news now. though donald trump is not running he is keeping himself involved in the race as much as he can. a little while ago, romney met with the donald. here is what mr. trump had to say about that. >> we had a great hour together. he expressed certain feelings i didn't even know where he was coming from. i was impressed with things he said. i want a great president. it'd love obama to be a great president. i'd be happy whether i'm a republican or democrat, it doesn't matter. i would love to see obama finish off strongly and do a great job. >> dana: so mitt romney this past weekend won the michigan straw poll. we talked about the florida tra poll earlier where herman cain won. a point i want to make in the last five weeks there have been five straw polls and a different person won each. cain, santorum, bachma
FOX News
Sep 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, that watson is not intended to replace humans. a get out the vote effort in lansing michigan could land one woman in jail. medical marijuana dispensary owner, shakina, pena allegedly gave free pot to customers who agreed to register to vote. michigan's attorney general claims penna encouraged them to vote for city council candidates who support medical marijuana laws and pena's facebook page was updated to say, quote, i stand for unity, i stand for patients, i stand for compliance, i stand for awareness, i stand for safe access and let's focus on the bigger picture here. and we told you about the candidate debate and focus on front runner, texas governor rick perry. his colleagues went oafter his stance on social security. >> governor rick perry was asailed by his republican competitors for his earlier criticisms of the program. >> governor, the term ponzi scheme scared seniors and number two, suggesting that social security should no longer be a federal program and return to the states unconstitutional. >> we're frightening the american people who just want solutions and this party isn't g
FOX News
Sep 14, 2011 9:00pm EDT
, it is over. how are they going to compete in michigan, wisconsin? how are they going to compete in north carolina, indiana, florida, ohio? they are not going to be able to do it. >> the road to victory for the republicans win the states mccain won pick up indiana, virginia, north carolina, traditionally republican states that obama snuck away last time. win ohio and florida and then win any other state in the state of the union, new hampshire, pennsylvania, michigan, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new mexico, nevada, any one puts the republican in the white house. >> sean: oregon democrat said in my district the enthusiasm for obama has mostly evaporated. tremendous discontent with his direction. i have one heck of a lot of democrats saying i voted for him before, but i don't know if i can do it again. will he be able in 14 months to get back those people that have been turning on him in poll after poll? >> look, he will get back the democrats. but he's not going to get the in-- to get the independents. i think the problem is he is going to think his problem with the peter yo's of the world
FOX News
Sep 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
. they are bleeding. i need someone here now. >> no kidding. eric chapel was driving through monroe, michigan, with his two sons when his volvo stationwagon suddenly blew up! investigators say the bomb was planted in the middle of the car. his sons suffered bad burns but they're expected to be ok. motive for the attack -- not known. a car bomb on a volvo. >> forget about empty nest syndrome. one man having a real life case of failure to launch. >> as long as you're up, son. >> come on, pop. you two have fun. >> you live with your parents? >> is that a problem? >> watch that movie on vacation, it's fantastic. just like his character, a man in italy is refusing to move out from a childhood home and now his parents are threatening a lawsuit to evict him. they say his 41-year-old son has a great job and fully capable of living on his own. let he continues to live with them rent free demanding home cooked meals and fresh laundry almost every day. what? 41? change the locks! something. >> well, by the way, for terry bradshaw not to win an emmy for that performance or an oscar, that's anti-fo
FOX News
Sep 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the poll in orlando to attend campaign events in michigan. >> six ton satellite -- [ unintelligible ] plummeted to earth, officials not sure where it landed. they think it landed in the pacific. say parts could have fallen on land in the pacific northwest. no injuries or damage has been reported. >> michelle obama taking to reality tv. the first lady will appear on the season premiere of extreme makeover home edition. the focus will be on a shell in north carolina for homeless female veterans. >> shannon: that is a great show and great cause. i've e-mailed with your dad about the fact that he's sitting operate couch with kleenex watching that show every sunday night. >> reporter: yeah, you need it. >> special episode tonight, thanks peter. >> newt gingrich is no er to politics. -- is no stranger to politics. when a chance to catch up with him and asked him how he feels about some people calling him the brains of the operation when it comes to the gop field? >> pretty flattering. i don't object to being called somebody who has lots of ideas and sob who reads lots of book. -- and sock
FOX News
Sep 25, 2011 4:00pm EDT
-level low pressure system that has been producing waterspouts over portions of lake michigan, that will be bringing in cool temperatures. tomorrow a high of 60 in chicago. we do have a potential for severe weather from this storm system across western portions of tennessee and arkansas. we'll continue to monitor that throughout the evening today. >> heather: we have video of waterspouts. pretty amazing stuff. >> gregg: very happy day in new york city. wanted to take a look at camera shot in manhattan. this is the news conference where the two american hikers who had been inside iranian prison for the better part of two years. they will be speaking shortly. they are finally on american soil. sarah shourd may be there. we're going to be live inside that news conference as soon as it begins. >> heather: exciting day for them. growing concerns over the shaky global economy. how close to the u.s. to a double-dip recession and could europe's debt crisis be brought in. >> and a hells angel leader killed. we'll tell you why cops are declaring it a state of emergency in that area. [ m
FOX News
Sep 12, 2011 11:00am EDT
new video just being released of a shooting inside a walgreen's drugstore. it happened in michigan. the video shows a couple of masked armed robbers coming into the store in benton township, then watch this, they shove a store employee around. one of the other employees, seeing the guy with his hands in the air, jumped into action to defend himself, he pulls out his own gun. one of the robbers then jumps over the counter at the pharmacy, fires a couple of shots, and then drops his own weapon as he runs off. the store employee, je me hoban, was praised at first for his bravey, but then guess what, he gets fired for violating company policy. now hoban is suing, raising the question, do employees have a right to defend themselves in the workplace. daniel swan son is jeremy hoban's attorney. daniel, first of all, this wasn't a case where he saw guys with a gun, they shoal him, right? >> good acchioo good afternoon. he did shoot at them after the gunman pulled the trigger at least three times of his gun. fortunately for reasons we don't know, the gun never went off. but jeremy only resp
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. these are issues rick perry will get the signal on. he and mitt romney are in michigan now. but the noise from florida is loud. herman cain's common sense conservativism with his 9-9-9 jobs and economic plan has gotten the attention of the sunshine state. it will echo around the country and particularly for rick perry. he'll have changing of policies or at least adjustments to make in the wake of this defeat. to come in with less than half of herman cain's support is a serious blow. he and mitt romney have a serious race ahead. fundraising after straw polls is key after long-term success and whether or not herman cain has staying power. now herman cain is at the top of the straw poll in florida and that means he's going to be on the top of the minds and mouths of republicans across the country in the days ahead. >> arthel: carl, it just makes it all so exciting. thank you, we'll talk to you later. >> rick: we will have is a lot more analysis of the results out of florida. the surprise win for herman cain and what's going on with romney and perry and the rest of the gop field? that's coming up
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
low pressure system. that's the same storm responsible for a water spout over lake michigan. >> harris: we're going to take a look at that. a great set up for this. this was amazing. nature putting on quite a water show. a little bit earlier today off the shores of milwaukee, there it is. water spout over lake michigan as maria was just telling us about. this video goes on and on and on. we were watching it in the newsroom earlier. a common sight this time of the year when the lake is warmer than the air temperature because it's already cooling down up there. water spouts, also called tornadoes over the water, i've read that they're very difficult to see if you're actually on the water. this taken from quite a ways away. so impressive. they're usually weak and short-lived. they've been known to move onto land at times. you've got to keep an eye on them. good stuff. >>> well, do you believe everything you read? of course not. and you always hear people say don't believe everything you read. up next, the on line scam that's creating more fiction than fact. >>> a big pay day for the tipst
FOX News
Sep 22, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. the 11th district congressman from michigan had been in the race. he had been for several months campaigning and spending time criticizing mitt romney. today he announce he will withdrawal his candidacy. he failed to meet criteria for participation in tonight's debate, failed to attract attention and money. the race is now over and he says he will continue to work from congress on his consecutive principles there is speculation not withstanding his criticism of mitt romney ultimately that is where his support may rest. bret? >> bret: all right, carl. by the way, happy birthday. we will celebrate with a big debate tonight. how about that? >> reporter: thanks, bret. i appreciate it. >> bret: president obama resumes his push for his new stimulus plan today. appearing in cincinnati, ohio. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler reports the president's back-to-work agenda involved working over some republican leaders. >> reporter: the president took the campaign for american jobs act to aging bridge that connects the home state of the republican leaders of the h
FOX News
Sep 7, 2011 3:00am EDT
the crowd after the lande -- labor day speech in detroit, michigan. here we go again. sorry. >> everybody here has to vote. if we keep the eye on the prize let's take these soften a bitches back and give mark back to where we belong. thank you, america. thank you, thank you, thank you! >> the whole crowd. >> haven't seen that enough. the tea party express which is the chinese restaurant in baltimore has called on the president to, quote, condemn this inappropriate and uncivil rhetoric saying it has no place in the public for result of the president has called for a more political discourse. shouldn't he be appalled? and what about in 2008 when mccain, john that is, apologized for bill cunningham's reference to barack hussein obama. jake taper went there on tuesday. >> some of us covered the campaign and recall a time when somebody made harsh comments about then senator obama while during the introduction of a mccain rally, and the obama campaign was offended and expected an apology and senator mccain came out and did so. >> mr. hoffa speaks for himself. >> whatever. we weren't even listen
FOX News
Sep 27, 2011 4:00am EDT
cast the votes. >> four years ago, we said together that michigan seemed to be enduring a one state recession. president obama said he'd change that. he has. now all the states are enduring a recession. >> let me share something with you, i will draw a sharp contrast between president obama and myself. [ applause ] >> bret: before the break, our question of the day asked you will new jersey governor chris christie run for presidency in 2012. 23% said yes, 77% of you said no. back with the panel. we're going to talk in this panel about the current crop of candidates. and the florida straw poll this weekend, big surprise to many, herman cain getting 37% of the vote. rick perry came in second with 15%. mitt romney in third place with 14%. we talk a lot about straw polls. michele bachmann winning the iowa straw poll. ron paul won in california. herman cain endorsed by dennis miller. getting a lot of attention. a big splash in florida. says he is the guy to take it forward. >> i don't think that the bulk of people who voted, the bulk of delegates in florida who voted in that poll believe
FOX News
Sep 22, 2011 11:00am EDT
in michigan. we found out indeed it was a car bomb. you'll hear the terrifying 911 call. we are live with more on that. jon: we are live at the united nation waiting a speech by -- there he is, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. why statements from this leader in the past could leave him talking to a mostly empty room. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. she is the greatest thing ever. honey bunny. [ babbles ] [ laughs ] we would do anything for her. my name is kim bryant and my husband and i made a will on lzo it was really easy to do. [ spits ] [ both laugh ] [ shapiro ] we created legal zoom to help you take care of the ones you love. go to legalzoom.com today and complete your will in minutes. legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. jon: perhaps it is no surprise that just after the two american hikers who were unjustly imprisoned in iran were released the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is making new
FOX News
Sep 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
of people didn't like. >> especially michigan. michigan is a state up for grabs theoretically, you know, and that commercial resonates for me. >> i watch that commercial. >> i actually walked through the ford plant in michigan in -- with the ceo of ford and said why don't you run an ad about, you know, you didn't take the bailout. >> you're the reason. >> this is your idea! >> he said no, the american people understand that. literally said that a year and a half ago. here we are a year and a half forward and they put this ad together, charlie, they put this ad together, there's no doubt that they had the intention of running this ad. you don't put the ad together, put it out there and yank it quickly unless they get pressure from somebody. >> clearly, i would like to know who pressured them. that person should be pressured to resign. this takes it a little too far. we're in the middle of -- we're ramping up to the election, clearly they don't want this -- anything to prevent the president from losing -- losing michigan. michigan is a key state. if the republicans win that state, think
FOX News
Sep 14, 2011 1:00pm EDT
on his win and why he believes it is a harbinger of things to come in 2012. the state of michigan wants doctors to keep track of your child's weight for records and research. the controversy and the fallout over that plan. a millionaire's wife is shot five times in the face. he says he was trying to stop her from committing suicide, prosecutors say he is the killer. we'll go in-depth on this story and bring you the details behind the suspect's bizarre jailhouse dance in this video. >> diane is dead. >> oh, no. >> and it's not real pretty right now. and nobody knows about it but you. >> why? how did it happen? >> well, that's another story. but right now their mother is dead. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. there's so many choices. the guests come in and they're like yeah i want to try this shrimp and i want to try this kind and this kind. they wait for this all year long. [ male announcer ] it's endless shr
FOX News
Sep 5, 2011 6:00pm EDT
working people. tea party people work, too. >> in michigan with 11% jobless rate, both men are preaching to the choir. but as far as big labor is concerned it's a changing choir. union members are likely to be public sector workers like teachers and police officers than auto workers or in the private sector. across the country, 200,000 lost their jobs last year in wisconsin and ohio, public sector workers lost the collective bargaining rights. >> this is not about economics. it's about politics. i want everybody to know as long as i'm in the white house i'll stand up for collective bargaining. >> in 2008, candidate obama promised to march with public sector workers if necessary to defend the rights. he hasn't yet but he did give states federal aid to help us out of the recession. >> thank you, wendell. handful of 2012 republican presidential hopefuls were in conservative south carolina for a forum sponsoreded by jim demint today. one contender had to leigh early but offered parting shots answered in kind. >> chieve political correspondent carl cameron surveys the field from columbia. >>
FOX News
Sep 5, 2011 9:00pm EDT
of work before going home to michigan for a christmas vacation. >> brian did come home that christmas, we buried him not far from the house that he was raised in, just prior to christmas day. >> there are times when you can't hold back the tears, because it is like losing a son, a nephew. i felt like a true son of the united states of america was lost that night. >> sean: at the scene agents arrested a man and recovered 3a k 47 weapons. two purchased in arizona by a man who was unsurveillance as part of the fast and furious operation. he was arrested the next day. >> when first hear about weapons purchased through operation fast and furious? >> mostly on tv, media, newspapers. i never got a call until it was brought out in the newspapers. i just was flabbergasted. i didn't believe it at first. >> sean: ballistic tests could not identify the weapon but lawmakers were outraged. >> brian terry's loss was regrettably and preventable. >> what makes his death so shocking to his family is that he did not die on a foreign battlefield. not iraq or afghanistan but in the desert outside of arizona.
FOX News
Sep 25, 2011 3:00pm EDT
on healthcare. it comes from ian mcdonald of michigan who says he has a health problem. watch it, sir. >> i am a student so for me and those like me democrat healthcare reform allowing us to stay on our insurance longer would be a godsend. if you were elected would you work in the state position of the party to repeal this reform. if so do we pray really hard that our illness --. >> chris: what about provisions that he talks about. the one that allows kids to stay on their parents' policies until they are 26 or not limiting coverage for preexisting conditions. president obama says the only way insurance companies can afford to provide those kinds of reforms is with the individual mandate where they get a lot of new customers? >> when i hear this discussion i think of my daughter elizabeth who is sitting in the front row who suffers from juvenile diabetes. i am also reminded we are fundamentally approaching healthcare reform the wrong way. one trillion dollar bomb of obamacare is creating such uncertainty in the marketplace that businesses are not willing to hire, not willing to deploy capital
FOX News
Sep 27, 2011 2:00am EDT
romney this past weekend won the michigan straw poll. we talked about the florida tra poll earlier where herman cain won. a point i want to make in the last five weeks there have been five straw polls and a different person won each. cain, santorum, bachmann. do straw polls matter? >> no, they don't matter. romney won in won of his home state is a big piece of political news there. i don't understand why he went up there. you can race more money in the presidential campaigns. i've done it. in straw polls chasing things that are meaningless. this thing in florida is meaningless in a week. the g.o.p. chairman ought to be meaningless in a week. can i talk about donald trump? he is a nice guy. but why we give attention to this guy, why the people are -- if he is giving them a lot of money i understand why you see him. >> dana: i don't think he is. >> bob: then why do it? >> bob: he gets media attention. his voice has some weight. >> kimberly: i agree. >> bob: why? he might as well come to see you. >> dana: that would be great. >> kimberly: come on down. >> greg: like the weird soccer parent
FOX News
Sep 27, 2011 5:00pm EDT
pass the bill. >> it was a big deal when you remember, bart stupak the congressman from michigan, and pro-life guy and twisted and turned himself into houdini to be able to get in the box and vote for it and then didn't he lose? >> he retired, he retired. >> made the decision and retired and took one-- >> he knew-- >> no, no, decided not to run because his family had death threats. >> and we'll have more on "the five" right after this. ♪ >> welcome back to "the five." today, dr. conrad murray, michael jackson's doctor was in court and under investigation on his bart of michael jackson's death. and take a listen played by prosecutors, and this is michael jackson's voice and by the way jackson's parents and kids were in court while this was going on, take a listen: >> all right. let me correct that. it wasn't his kids in court. jackson's parents and siblings in court, but, guys, this really shows how bad michael jack was. and by the way, this is the doctor's tapes. >> that's what you just saw is, remember the commercial, this is or the ad, this is your brain on drugs, that's wh
FOX News
Sep 16, 2011 3:00pm EDT
three, heart stopping moments. michigan control loses communication with the russian soyuz carrying astronauts home from the international space station. that is ahead unless breaking news changes everything. but first from fox at 3:00 on this friday afternoon in new york, day two of the murder trial of the millionaire businessman accused of shooting his wife in the face. the prosecution showed what folks described as gruesome photos and described the crime seen to the jury. >> one her eyes was no longer in its socket. and the other one was. >> this is a closeup photograph of the victim on the floor. >> during the time of processing the scene did you --. >>shepard: bob ward, the husband, looking down with the photo of his dead wife on full display and the prosecution claims he killed the wife to keep her from testifying in an upcoming bankruptcy case against him. yesterday, the jury heard the 9-1-1 scales where he repeatedly tells the operator that he shot her. >> emergency. >> i shot my wife. >>shepard: the defense says the victim was drunk and on antidepressants when she got out t
FOX News
Sep 19, 2011 9:00pm EDT
, north dakota, steelman missouri, mandel in ohio, hofstra in michigan, burn in pennsylvania. chaise in connecticut and thompson or somebody else in wisconsin that's 12. that brings you to 59. then, if we can find strong candidates in any of the following five states, we could do it: maryland against cardin, minnesota, west virginia against manchin. new jersey against menendez and washington state against cantwell. there's a reason to believe in each of those states we could do well. we almost won washington last time. christie won in new jersey. we came within a breath of winning west virginia last time. minnesota, you know how close that was in the franken race. i think that obama is so dragging down the democratic party to defeat, 15 to 20 points if the election were held now. that we really have a shot at 60. >> sean: even california -- first the new york 9, it was a dramatic result in a very important part of the state of nevada. california three out of four californians are not happy with the job he's doing, especially on economics. something has shifted. i noticed in the presi
FOX News
Sep 22, 2011 3:00pm EDT
by our parent company. so, now, a republican from michigan has been in the race for the republican nomination but he is out of it he told the detroit news, dhaddeus, he is out. play as good guitar. he is out of the race. president obama still is in behind the scenes effort to stop the inbid for statehood at the united nations. as if that will happen. trying not to have a diplomatic optics disaster. we are live with foreign policy expert on the dash to avoid the diplomatic showdown and a last minute appeal was not enough to stop the highly controversial execution of a convicted cop killer. what troy davis said before the government killed him is next. [ thunder rumbles ] what is the sign of a good decision? in the world of personal finance, it's massmutual. find strength and stability in a company that's owned by its policyholders. ask your advisor, or visit massmutual.com. delivering mail, medicine and packages. yet they're closing thousands of offices, slashing service, and want to lay off over 100,000 workers. the postal service is recording financial losses, but not for reasons
FOX News
Sep 10, 2011 4:00am EDT
. one message to reporters was titled michigan governor rick snyder backs american jobs act. surprising endorsement from conservative republican. less than an hour later they sent corrected release, saying rick snyder on american jobs act. walking back the claim that snyder backed the obama plan. while the governor has positive things to say about the proposal, his office clarified he isn't offering his full support. one element of the plan is preventing 285,000 teacher layoffs. however, senate republican leader mitch mcconnell's office points out last year president obama signed legislation that included $10 billion to avoid 160,000 teacher layoffs. that bill was a bargain averaging $62,500 per job saved. at least compared to the president's new request which works out to $125,000 per job. the education department says last year's bill did save jobs but there is now a need to avoid more layoffs. and finally, former yahoo ceo carol bartz may have cost herself tens of billions of dollars because of name-calling. she referred to other board members as dufuses two days after she was fired
FOX News
Sep 12, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, the coastal farms. i notice michigan and the great lakes region among coastal because of the influence that goes off in the farm land to the ocean and the water. there was a tremendous amount, a big section on the indians. they had because of a different grouping. it's like a country within a country. how to deal with them. >> neil: a lot about process, right, howard? >> unbelievable. >> neil: this seems to be your excuse why you didn't get to the rest of the regulations. >> there is enormous detail. >> neil: i agree with you. but i want to look to your left and our right. we told you when you were done to neatly pile the papers to the side. look what you have done. you have already violated a federal regulation. i don't know which one. it's probably in the stack you have not read yet in all seriousness, what you discovered is redundancy and nitpicking, but in all reality, you have to be compliant with all of the above. >> one way to handle, i'll tell people if they want to read faster go to mr. reader.com. i'll give a speed reading lesson. what i'm seeing in here could be made better.
FOX News
Sep 13, 2011 8:00pm EDT
's the man, okay? he has a license to carry a gun. >> right. >> what state is this? >> michigan. >> benson harbor. >> robber goes in. it's on videotape. >> right. >> okay. tries to shoot at this man, the pharmacist, okay? the pharmacist then shoots at the robber. doesn't hit him though, right? >> nobody is hurt. >> to nobody is hurt. and walgreens fires the pharmacist. >> for carrying the gun. >> what is this? >> for carrying the gun. they said you didn't tell us about this concealed gun. by the way, he got the gun in 2007, after an attempted armed robbery at the same walgreens. >> so walgreens is saying you didn't tell us you had a permit to carry. >> you are out that way. >> but there's also a walgreen policy, i understand, that you don't escalate, right? >> he's saying he was fired and that's why there's a federal lawsuit that he got the attorneys to file for him because he violated, supposedly, the nonescalation policy. but the video clearly shows he did not escalate. >> you are trying to shoot him but the robber's gun misfires. >> he has to standstill and be a human target. >> we all
FOX News
Sep 13, 2011 9:00pm EDT
more jobs in the last 10 years than any state scepter california and michigan. we are working to -- create an environment where we are open for business, where recollections make sense. where our taxes are low where we begin to train people for jobs that exist. >> sean: you are not going to raid gibson guitar in your state? >> i was an used by people in kentucky of wanting to steal their jobs. guess what? they are right. i'm going everywhere i can in america to make ohio work better. >> sean: these numbers are frightening. 46.2 million americans in poverty. >> unbelievable. one out of every children in poverty in my state. >> sean: child poverty rose to 22% in country. 22% of kids live in poverty. you go through these numbers. african-american unemployment, teenage unemployment nearly 50%. what has barack obama done? >> take dodd-frank this bill on bank regulation. 5,000 new regulations coming out. talking about raising taxes, busting the budget. what businesses do, remember i was in business for 10 years. they say we don't understand the regulations that are coming. we don't
FOX News
Sep 25, 2011 10:00am EDT
came out there was a similar straw poll in michigan, at an annual republican conference of mackinaw voters and romney got just over 50% of that one and we need to put it in perspective and it is a warning sign for governor perry, his debate performance affected his standing at least with florida voters if not republicans around the country. >> jamie: after the debate it is pretty clear that the governor felt he had not done as well as he could have in the debate. how much of a role did the issue of paying for kids of illegal immigrants' education, in his home state, how much did it play, his comments on that? >> i think that was an important issue, especially a lot of floridians, when they went to the straw poll, that is obviously immigration, is obviously a very important issue in florida, but, nationally, i think a lot of people were concerned that he was inarticulate and wasn't the smooth-talking texan we have gotten to know over the last five weeks and that is concerning baugh over the national stage he'll be facing one of the most eloquent public figures, barack obama, believe
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Sep 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
pen on an order. >> alisyn: and that's in michigan, they will. >> dave: they'll have their straw poll. and you can imagine mitt romney, his dad was governor there and has a lot of experience in the state of michigan. but who knows? >> and a track record how well he did in 2008 against john mccain. >> alisyn: still a fluid situation. we have more news for you, a fox news alert. two americans among those killed in a tragic plane crash in nepal. carrying 19 people, it crashed while trying to land in heavy fog. all 19 were killed. the two americans have been identified as andrew wade and natalie milen, buddha airlines turbo prp plane went down in a village outside of kathmandu, it was thereafter a trip to mt. everest. two hikers in prison in iran have left oman and are on the way back to the u.s. they're expected sometime this afternoon. also on board that flight is shara shourd the third hiker released last year, grupt was detained in iran more than two years after accused of being spies. we told you about the saudi man with a stun gun and we have a picture of the weapons. they include a
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Sep 6, 2011 8:00pm EDT
going to be one winner. it's going to be the workers of michigan and america! we're going to win that war! president obama, this is your army. we are ready to march. everybody here has got to vote. if we go back and we keep the eye on the prize, let's take these son of a (bleep) out and give america back to america where we belong! thank you very much! >> laura: it almost seemed like a competition for who could best denigrate the tea party movement. joe biden, of course, was in the running. as he urged union members in cincinnati to take the fight to republicans. >> this is a fight for the heart and soul of the labor movement. it's a fight literally for our right to exist. you are the only folks keeping the barbarians from the gates. >> laura: literally. meanwhile, you can always count on jesse jackson to take us down the racial divide. he warned that the tea party and republicans want to bring back slavery. >> this is a civil war struggle, are you with the union? are you with the states? they have a debate in iowa two weeks ago. all of them are for the 10th amendment. that's the
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Sep 24, 2011 1:00pm EDT
, island, michigan, mr. perry is there for a g.o.p. convention that's happening there. romney, as soon as he he arrived, went to diner and asked about perry's immigration position, and one of the answers, the question under debate was a question to many conservatives and here is how romney responded. >> the people who are running for president have different views on a whole range of issues and immigration, social security and so forth and those differences will be weighed by people different ways and i hope support will be made and you let people know what they stand for and if they get with you, that will be terrific. >> and that's almost sort of a counter argument, that he is authentic and let people know what he stands for. and, when he references immigration and social security, it's not by coincidence and those are the two issues on which mr. perry has taken the most heat for in romney's view, wanting to send social security back to the states and on the arguments will be impossible as well as for his position for illegal immigration, which is to oppose a border to border sin ces
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Sep 26, 2011 7:00pm EDT
the other straw poll. mitt romney won his straw poll in michigan. >> trace: taking new shots at each other today. >> they are. the perry campaign is on the attack. putting out a new web video today questioning romney's position on health insurance mandates. noting how romney changed the wording on that issue between the time his book came out in hard copy and then in paper paperback. romney campaign is fighting back on immigration with this quote. rick perry and barack obama, the same on illegal immigration. trace? >> trace: another candidate met with donald trump today? how did that go? >> you are right. romney was the one that met with him today. trump said he was very impressed with his debate performance and told him so. here is a bit of reaction after that meeting. >> no. i thought he was very good at debate. he did a good job. did i tell him. we really had a great hour together. >> everybody wants to ask why all the potential and current g.o.p. contenders checking in with trump. they want to make sure is he staying out of the race. if he actually endorses one of these folks it will h
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Sep 27, 2011 7:00pm EDT
two years ago. the trial set to start next month in michigan. the suspect here faces life in prison and remember, he's acting as his own lawyer, which is inif i nately complicated. mike tobin live. what happened in court today? >> shep, he was unsuccessful, arguing compelling evidence be kept from the jury. a model of the underwear bomb, he said that shouldn't be presented to the jury, as well as a video, which you mentioned demonstrating what the explosion would have been like if the underwear bomb had been detonated successfully. both of those he argued, would bias the jury. the judge ruled it's admissible. he argued that a martyr video he made before he set off on his mission, if you will, not be shown to the jury because non-muslims wouldn't understand it. same thing for an al-qaeda video and magazine article, praising him for his ability to get around western security. the judge ruled the jurors can see it all, shep. >> shep: and they did some work today on jury selection, right? >> they did some preliminary screening of the jurors and got some very interesting comments from th
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